Readstone United earn first victory

Readstone United are pictured in their new kit, sponsored by Russo Engineering

Readstone United are pictured in their new kit, sponsored by Russo Engineering

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READSTONE United Under 9s picked up their first three points of the season after a 3-1 home win against Colne Juniors FC.

After a tense start with both teams defending well, Readstone broke the deadlock with a goal from Jack Leaver.

Leaver scored again before half time to make it 2-0 going into the break.

After half-time Colne were the stronger of the two teams and pulled it back to 2-1 with a great free kick just outside the box.

Readstone gathered themselves and applied pressure resulting in a goal from Louis Gibson to seal the victory.

Man of the match was Toby Pilkington.

Readstone Under 8s Blue had a convincing victory over Barnoldswick Town.

The goal scorers were Max Gibson, Daniel Cotton, Sam Andrew and Ben Higginson.

The Under 11s Blue progressed to the semi-finals of the cup after a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Barrowford Celtic Greens.

The goalscorers were Alex Whittaker and Saul Wilds, with Austin Curzon named man of the match.

• IGHTEN Leigh Under 13s beat Bridge JFC 2-0 to go through to the third round of the LFA Cup after a very good away win at Bamford.

Early in the second half Dale Benson got Leigh off the mark with a superb strike from the edge of the area.

Leigh’s second came from a well-struck Liam Gidley free kick.

Man of the match was Jack Billington-Calvert.